Mining Indaba 2017

The annual Investing in African Mining Conference – commonly known as Mining Indaba – is being held between 6-9 February in Cape Town this year.

The event is a key feature on Team South Africa’s calendar and allows the country to position itself as a competitive destination, in a range of areas, that is open for business.

Infographic: Mining robot can save lives

Safety in mines is a big issue in South Africa, and robots produced by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research present the perfect solution. Its Mobile Intelligence Autonomous Systems group created and tested robots that can monitor the safety of mines after blasting. READ MORE >


Iron Lady of manganese takes on mining’s big boys

daphne nkosi mining indaba 2017Daphne Mashile-Nkosi is the owner of a multimillion-rand manganese mine in the arid Northern Cape town of Hotazel and one of a handful of women in South Africa’s mining industry. Battle-hardened by her experiences in the struggle against apartheid, she’s not afraid to tackle those who stand in her way. READ MORE >


South Africa’s message at the 2017 Mining Indaba

Starting on 6 February, the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba is again taking place in Cape Town. It gives South Africa an opportunity to position itself as a viable investment destination that is always open for business. READ MORE >